Welcome to the Yogananda Academy of Europe’s “School of Raja Yoga.”  All truth seekers who wish to deepen their own practice of meditation, through the techniques of Self-realization, are indeed welcome. Whether you hope to teach these techniques in the future, or seek mainly to improve your own practice, your participation in these programs will give you inspiration and motivation for your spiritual journey.


The School follows the ancient and universal teachings of Sanatan Dharma (the way of “eternal righteousness”), and the classic Raja Yoga path described in the Yoga Sutras of Patanjali, brought to the Western world by the great yoga master, Paramhansa Yogananda, author of Autobiography of a Yogi.


The School consists of seven intensive courses, three of which are available to everyone:


  • Raja Yoga 1: The Four Paths to Enlightenment - Bhakti, Gyana, Karma and Raja
  • Raja Yoga 2: Eight Steps to Samadhi: The Yoga Sutras of Patanjali
  • Raja Yoga 3: Sanaatan Dharma – Personal and Planetary Evolution


These programs can be taken in any order, and include extensive study materials compiled from the writing of Paramhansa Yogananda and Swami Kriyananda.


If you wish to enroll in the Raja Yoga Teacher Training program, you can request an Application form from The curriculum includes four courses:


Raja Yoga Teaching 1: Energy Recharging Exercises

Raja Yoga Teaching 2: The Hong So Technique of Concentration

Raja Yoga Teaching 3: Methodology of Spiritual Teaching

Meditation Intensive: Six hours of meditation daily for five days


For Academy students, the Raja 1, 2 and 3 courses can be taken, by permission, on-line.

For more information about the Raja Yoga School, click here.